Mouthful

We think of Mouthful as a conversation around a dinner table, so pour yourself a glass of wine and join us every Sunday evening. Our discussions with winemakers, farmers, cookbook authors, writers, photographers, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, restaurateurs and environmentalists take unexpected, surprising and delicious turns as we explore how we eat, drink, grow and celebrate our food, and feed each other. We take the time to get to know our guests, we go beyond sound bites, and we look at food, wine and farming in the larger context of our lives. We’re sometimes political, always passionate, sometimes serious, often lighthearted and occasionally even silly. If you eat, you’ll enjoy Mouthful. 

 


North Bay Report

The North Bay Report is a daily in-depth look at an issue, event, person or activity in our region, prepared by KRCB News Director Steve Mencher. 

These reports provide another view of news and events in our area, a way to look beyond the headlines and hear directly from the people who are shaping the present and future of Sonoma County and northern California.

Contact Steve with news tips, community events or just to say hello at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


Second Row Center

House lights down. Cue the music. The curtain rises weekly on KRCB’s early-morning news segment Second Row Center.

There’s a lot of theatre in the Bay Area. With so many options and limited time and resources, how does one go about deciding just what to see? That’s where a critic can be of assistance.

Theatre critic Harry Duke has been knocking around Bay Area stages for twenty years since his days in the Sonoma State University Theatre Arts program. He’s turned what used to be post-show conversations with fellow artists into full-fledged reviews of Bay Area theatre that can be found in the North Bay Bohemian and on the North Bay Stage and Screen website. More than a simple recitation of a plot (you can look that up yourselves,) his reviews are honest evaluations of the components that make a good show good and a bad show bad.

Don’t ask Harry what he thinks unless you really want to know.

 


Word by Word

"I like the vitality of in-studio, roundtable interviews," Gil says, "when you have several authors sitting at the same table and focusing on the same theme, you get real conversations. It’s fun, exciting, and often unpredictable." 

On the new Word by Word programs, Gil will be inviting a different guest each month to share their unique perspective on a "Great California Writer." 

 


A Novel Idea

Non-fiction to pulp fiction, host and producer Suzanne M. Lang explore the world of books featuring conversations with writers, academics, and readers. It’s a novel idea.

 


Sonoma Spotlight

Sonoma Spotlight is a daily five-minute interview about events, issues, activities and people in and around Sonoma County. Hosted by Roland Jacopetti at 7:53am Monday through Friday on KRCB-FM 91.1/90.9.

 


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Wonderland Radio Hour is a quarterly series of free public programs featuring stories about the people, places and history of our lower Russian River communities, from Forestville to Jenner-by-the-Sea. Each hour will showcase musicians, artists, writers and characters from the Lower Russian River Area and surrounding region. WRH is dedicated to introducing and appreciating the wide and diverse talents of our residents; from the well known to those whose abilities deserve greater recognition.

 


Northern California Public Media presents Living Downstream: The Environmental Justice Podcast, produced in association with the NPR One mobile app. Living Downstream explores environmental justice in communities from California to Indonesia and is hosted by NCPM News Director Steve Mencher. The podcast features some of the most experienced environmental reporters in the public radio system, as well as a handful of talented newcomers.

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